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Fresh Fridays at the Northside Farmers Market

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The 3rd annual Fresh Fridays at the Northside Farmers Market returns every Friday, July 8 through August 26 from 4:00pm – 6:00 pm. Activities will include cooking demonstrations by local chefs, family art projects presented by neighborhood cultural institutions, and the 2011 Alcoa Environmental Series, featuring a variety of environmental organizations.

Fresh Fridays at the Northside Farmers Market is sponsored by the Charm Bracelet Project Fund through the generous support of the Grable Foundation and the Alcoa Foundation, with support from Allegheny Center Alliance Church, Elm Street/Historic Deutschtown, and CitiParks Farmers Market.
Fresh Fridays at Northside Farmers Market activities will include:

Chef’s Table
Local chefs will prepare a simple dish made from ingredients purchased at the Farmers Market that day. The chefs will demonstrate the preparation, and samples of the dish will be available for tasting. The recipe will be available to visitors to take home and try. Fresh Fridays “menu” includes chefs from Legends of the North Shore, E2, Big Red Room Café at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, food artist Terra Lee Mays and many more.

Fresh Fridays Family Activities
Interactive activities will be presented by cultural organizations from the Charm Bracelet Project that including Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Artists Image Resource (AIR), and the Andy Warhol Museum.

2011 Alcoa Environmental Series
Local environmental organizations including Pittsburgh Permaculture, GTECH, Green Burial Pittsburgh, Women for Healthy a Healthy Environment and more, will give demonstrations, share their mission and share how you can implement sustainable practices at home.

Here’s the July schedule:

July 8
Guest Chef: Chef Angelo, Big Red Room Café at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Art activities: Recipe silkscreens with The Andy Warhol Museum Environmental Demonstrations: Flower & Bee, Edible Allegheny, and Envirobikes

July 15
Guest Chef: Food Artist Terra Lee Mays Art activities: Recipe silkscreens with The Andy Warhol Museum Environmental Demonstrations: Flower & Bee, Green Burial Pittsburgh, Edible Allegheny, and Envirobikes

July 22
Guest Chef: Kate Romane of E2 Art activities: Recipe silkscreens with The Andy Warhol Museum, Environmental Demonstrations: Flower & Bee, Green Burial Pittsburgh, Edible Allegheny, and Envirobikes

July 29
Guest Chef: TBA
Art activities: Recipe silkscreens with The Andy Warhol Museum Environmental Demonstrations: Flower & Bee, Green Burial Pittsburgh, Edible Allegheny, Envirobikes, Tree Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Permaculture

August 5
Guest Chef: Janet McKee, Food For Life Instructor
Art activities: Recipe silkscreens with The Andy Warhol Museum; recycled art with Children’s
Museum of Pittsburgh
Environmental Demonstrations: Flower & Bee, Edible Allegheny, Envirobikes, GTECH

August 12
Guest Chef: TBA
Art activities: Recipe silkscreens with The Andy Warhol Museum; recycled art with Children’s
Museum of Pittsburgh
Environmental Demonstrations: Flower & Bee, Edible Allegheny, Envirobikes, GTECH,
Pennsylvania Resource Council

August 19
Guest Chef: Author Shannon Pultz
Art activities: Recipe silkscreens with The Andy Warhol Museum; recycled art with Children’s
Museum of Pittsburgh
Environmental Demonstrations: Flower & Bee, Edible Allegheny, Envirobikes, Pittsburgh
Permaculture, GTECH

August 26
Guest Chef: Dan Bartow, Legends of the Northshore
Art activities: Recipe silkscreens with The Andy Warhol Museum; recycled art with Children’s
Museum of Pittsburgh
Environmental Demonstrations: Flower & Bee, Women for Healthy a Healthy Environment,
Edible Allegheny, Envirobikes, Pittsburgh Permaculture

 

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